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The tools of the trade. Financial Sustainability of Water, Waste Water, and Watershed Management. David eberle. Idaho Power Company - Rate and Cost-of-Service Analyst Adjunct Professor – Regulatory, Regional ,Urban ,and Environmental Economics

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The tools of the trade
The tools of the trade

Financial Sustainability of Water, Waste Water, and Watershed Management


David eberle
David eberle

  • Idaho Power Company - Rate and Cost-of-Service Analyst

  • Adjunct Professor – Regulatory, Regional ,Urban ,and Environmental Economics

  • Director – Hotel ,Real Estate, Grocery, Manufacturing Businesses

  • Consultant – Economic Impact, Capital Plans, Asset Management , TIF, DIF, URDs

  • Commissioner - Boise City Urban Renewal District, Community Infrastructure District

  • Board member – Boise Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Council Member – Boise City Council



The Environmental Finance Center Network Members to plan for the future

A Resource for the Nation

Boise State

University

USEPA Region 10

http://efc.boisestate.edu

University of

Southern Maine (R1)

Cleveland State

University (R5)

Syracuse

University (R2)

Dominican

College (R9)

University of

Maryland (R3)

University of

Louisville (R4)

Wichita State

University (R7)

University of

North Carolina (R4)

New Mexico Tech

University (R6, R8)

The University-based Environmental Finance Center Network Provides Third-Party Assistance to Communities and Groups on Financing Environmental Compliance


http://efc.boisestate.edu Members to plan for the future/

Login/ Register


The tools of the trade and money
the tools of the Members to plan for the futuretradeand Money

Download these tools athttp://efc.boisestate.edu


Who we work with
Who we work with Members to plan for the future

  • Plant Operators

  • Water

  • Wastewater

  • Stormwater

  • Clerk/Treasurers

  • Public Works Directors

  • Consultants – Public or Private

  • Watershed Districts


Reality for managing boards
Reality for Managing Boards Members to plan for the future

  • Am I at Risk?

    • Will the system fail?

    • Can we meet expected growth?

    • Can we meet new regulations?

    • Will your budget take money from other priorities?

    • Will customers be happy with service and rates?

    • Tell me the future will be OK.

    • A sustainable system

      • Affordable rates

      • Level of Service meets expectations

      • Acceptable risk


Principles of the budget cycle
Principles of the Budget Cycle Members to plan for the future


The suite of dashboards
The Suite of Dashboards Members to plan for the future


Will the customers by happy? Members to plan for the future

Not saving for all capital requirements

Inadequate saving for plant replacement

Covering expenses


What does water really cost ideas and tools for rate setting
What Does Water Really Cost Members to plan for the future? Ideas and Tools for Rate Setting


Pricing of utility service five basic steps

Full Cost Identification Members to plan for the future

What are the total costs of the utility?

Pricing of Utility Service: Five Basic Steps

Revenue Allocation

How much money is needed for each utility function?

Demand Allocation

How do we divide function costs based on customer use?

Implement

User Fee

System

Select User Fee SystemWhat are our policy goals?


Full cost pricing
Full Cost pricing Members to plan for the future

NEW Rate Level without FCF

Full cost funding level

New Capital

Facility Operating

Total utility costs

New Capital

Facility Debt

Operational Expenses

Amortized utility debt (P & I)

Year 1

Year 5...

Year 20

Financial needs should be reviewed annually to keep up with the full costs the system


Plan2fund and plan to fund optimizing
Plan2Fund and Plan to Fund Optimizing Members to plan for the future


Community quilt concept of financing

The Watershed is a Members to plan for the futuremosaicof public, private, and nonprofit land ownership encompassing a myriad of land uses.

Using a extensive collection of terms can broaden the sources of funding for your source water protection plan.

Identify stakeholders and land uses within a watershed to create a patchwork of funding opportunities.

“”Community quilt” concept of financing


  • Plan2Fund OPT Consensus Process Members to plan for the future

  • Identify and enter strategic plan objectives.

  • Identify and gain consensus on decision rules.

  • Achieve consensus on how decision rules will be scored.

  • By consensus, assign weighting to decision rules.

  • Compare results.

  • Share information.


Search for implementation funding
Search for Implementation Funding Members to plan for the future

http://efc.boisestate.edu/watershed/

An on-line, searchable database of financial

resources for watershed restoration.


Nation wide reach local impact
Nation wide reach local impact Members to plan for the future


Epa s four pillars of sustainable infrastructure

EPA’s Four Pillars of Sustainable Infrastructure Members to plan for the future

The Public’s Investment

in Safe Drinking Water

Water Conservation

Watershed Approach

Full Cost Pricing

Better Management


Questions
Questions Members to plan for the future

  • David Eberle

  • Environmental Finance Center

  • Boise State University

  • (208) 426-4293

  • [email protected]

  • EFC.boisestate.edu


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